Indigenous

Mental health: an enormous challenge in the Indigenous community and even more if you are LGBTIQ+

Black Rainbow has delivered incredible impact to date, supporting dozens of events and writers. It’s all about bringing community out, and supporting them to live proud, and connected.

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Alison Kitchen, Australian Chairman responds to Ken Wyatt’s pledge for Indigenous recognition

Yesterday, in a speech to the National Press Club, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt committed to, “… develop and bring forward a consensus option for constitutional recognition to…

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Australian organisations unite to support Uluru Statement from the Heart

Fourteen of Australia’s leading organisations have united for National Reconciliation Week to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for the establishment of a First Nations Voice in…

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Closing the Gap: our response

To achieve equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples we need to start recognising the consequences and impact of intergenerational trauma

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Inspirational Aboriginal women: #NAIDOC2018 #BecauseOfHerWeCan

NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrates the contribution Aboriginal Women make to our culture. Strong, influential and at the forefront of change.

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Indigenous business has a fascinating past and a promising future. Don’t keep history a mystery.

For many Aboriginal people this year’s Reconciliation Week theme of ‘Don’t keep history a mystery’ will allow them to exhale and release so many stories embedded into their existence. I…

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Strutting the streets with Indigenous mentoring

Learning Australian history in a classroom is one thing, but hearing the stories of the oldest continuous surviving culture in the world is entirely another.

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Reconciliation needs quality education available to everyone and a strong connection to culture

What an achievement it would be that one day, all Australian children can wake up with the same chance to reach their potential, regardless of their race, location or economic status.

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Learning about my own history and culture by mentoring Indigenous kids

When I was at school, Australian history started with Abel Tasman in 1642 and Captain Cook in 1770. From our text books these were the “civilised” people who “found” our country – although I always wondered how something could be found if it wasn’t technically “lost” in the first place.

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Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship: Insights from the Census

It’s been a decade since the 2008 apology to the stolen generation and it’s fitting the 2016 Census results confirm a rise in the number of Indigenous business owners, both male and female.

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Standing in the Gallery: 10th Anniversary of Parliament’s Apology to The Stolen Generations

Parliament’s apology to The Stolen Generations wasn’t a single, stand-alone event. It was – at minimum – a seventeen year journey of difficult, heartfelt, honest conversations involving millions of Australians

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The gift of Makarrata offers opportunity to create a bridge between an ancient past and a hopeful future

At the Garma Festival on the weekend, Galarrwuy Yunipingu spoke of the “right (of Indigenous peoples)to have a voice”. On the International Day of Indigenous peoples, are we ready to listen?

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Connection to Indigenous culture told through stories #NAIDOC2017

Connection to culture is extremely important to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In NAIDOC Week we share Amanda’s story

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